Repairing, Restoring and Repurposing Old Decking: Tips. Ideas and Facts
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Repairing, Restoring and Repurposing Old Decking: Tips. Ideas and Facts

A deck is a beautiful outdoor asset to your home, and the right deck can make your living space seem larger. Hi, my name is Jackie, and I am a lover of all things related to the home. I enjoy decorating, repairing, restoring, and reading about ideas and even cleaning. Thanks to the success of our family business, I am able to work from home, and as I spend so much time here, I want it to look beautiful. If you want to have a beautiful home, I want to help you as well. In this blog, I am going to focus on decks in particular. I want to talk about repairing them, restoring them and reusing their old wood in new projects. If you want ideas or inspiration, I invite you to stay, take a look and enjoy these posts.

Repairing, Restoring and Repurposing Old Decking: Tips. Ideas and Facts

  • How to Get Rid of That Unwanted Popcorn Ceiling in Your Home

    20 October 2017

    Back in the 1930s, somebody came up with the bright idea of covering the ceiling in a typical home with a special type of product, called "popcorn." Evidently, they thought it would improve the appearance of your typical living quarters, for reasons unknown. Today, many "period" houses still have this form of decoration, but new owners may have different ideas. If you want to remove this unwanted attraction, what do you need to consider?

  • 4 Tips for Fixing Cracked Brickwork on Your Foundation

    28 August 2017

    If your home has a brick foundation, cracks may be inevitable. You can sometimes fix them yourself. Before you do so, however, check out these tips. 1. Make Sure the Cracks Are Only Superficial In some cases, cracks in a brick foundation are only superficial. However, in other cases, they can signal huge trouble with your foundation, and your home may even need new underpinning. Before you start doing do-it-yourself repairs on your bricks, make sure that you know the signs of structural issues.

  • Guide to Selecting the Right Waterproofing Membrane for Your Construction

    19 October 2016

    One of the most critical aspects of ensuring that a construction has a proper foundation is to install a waterproofing feature at its base. Waterproofing membranes are usually the products of choice for this job. But there are so many varieties of waterproofing membranes present on the market today, and finding a suitable product for your project can prove to be an overwhelming task if you do not know how to go about it.

  • Sources of Water Penetration via External Walls

    11 October 2016

    Your home's exterior walls suffers the constant beat down of harsh weather elements like heavy and constant rain. Over time, this may lead to water seepage, which may in turn cause serious structural integrity issues in the building. If you have just built a new house, you may want to know the causes of water ingress through the external walls of the building so that you can take appropriate measures to ensure that it is properly waterproofed.

  • Adapting Your Home to Help a Child With a Visual Impairment

    29 September 2016

    It can be very distressing for parents to learn that their new child has a visual impairment, especially if the impairment is likely to be severe or degenerative. It can be useful to make some home modifications so that people can have an independent as possible life and develop in a normal way.  Here are some tips on things you can do in the home to make sure that you have an environment that supports your child.